Learn more about the our eight Interlinear book in Portuguese: Portuguese to English Interlinear translation of “The Alienist” (“O Alienista”) by the famous Brazilian writer Machado de Assis. Machado de Assis is very well known in Brazil, but he is not very known in the rest of the world. And that is a real shame, because "The Alienist" is arguably one of the most fun stories in Brazilian literature.
Kató Lomb, a famous Hungarian polyglot, endorsed literature as one of the most effective means of language acquisition. This posts give you some arguments for why reading books can be an effective way to learn languages: it provides you exposure to the language, reinforcement of known words, context, which is crucially important for language acquisition, and many things more.